Merchant Marine Victory medal

Titles Merchant Marine Victory medal
Description United States Merchant Marine World War II Victory medal consists of a bronze disc showing a female figure holding a trident in her right hand and an olive branch in her left, standing in a desert landscape. She is flanked by "World" and "War II". The reverse shows an anchor within a rope circle, around which is wound a ribbon marked "Firmitas", "Adversaria" and "Superat". Arranged in a circle around the edge is "United States Merchant Marine / 1941-1945". The medallion is suspended from a ribbon that has wide red edges and a red center flanked by narrow stripes of yellow, green, blue and white.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 3 inches length (overall)
1 1/2 inches width (ribbon)
1 1/2 inches diameter (medal)
Nomenclature medal
Materials bronze (metal)
ribbon
Creation Designer: Sinnock, John Ray
Issued by: United States Merchant Marine
Subjects Used in: United States
World War, 1939-1945--Medals.
Merchant marine--Medals, badges, decoration, etc.
World War II
Military. Insignia, Medals, & Buttons
Dates Creation: Approximately 1946
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 1985.68.133.A (Accession Number)

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